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Cooperazione Politica


Cooperazione Politica




Basic Data:

  • Surface area: 752.614 sq. km; 
  • Capital: Lusaka; 
  • Principal cities: Ndola, Kitwe, Livingstone; 
  • Official name: Republic of Zambia; 
  • Political regime: Multiparty – Presidential republic; 
  • President: Edgar Lungu;
  • Vice President: Inonge Mutukwa Wina;
  • Foreign Affairs Ministry: Harry Kalaba;
  • Last elections: 20 January 2015; 
  • Main political parties: Patriotic Front (PF); Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD); United Party for National Development (UPND);United National Indipendent Party (UNIP); Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD). UPND, UNIP and FDD are now united into the United Democratic Alliance (UDA).     

Population and social indicators:

  • Population: 12.500.000;
  • Density: 15,28 abitanti per Kmq;
  • Population growth (annual %): 1,6 (World Bank);

  • School enrollment, primary (% gross): 79,8 (World Bank);  

  • Prevalence of HIV, (% of population ages 15-49): 17,0 (World Bank);

  • Language: English, official language;

  • Religions: Christian, Muslim, Hindu, local animist religions;  

  • Official currency: Zambian Kwacha;

  • Ethnic minorities: 73 ethnical groups.